“Creatively music better today, because gatekeepers going away was helpful,” says singer-songwriter David Lowery,” but I think that largely it’s a much worse environment for
Brittany Pierre was living in Chicago in 2020, living pay-check-to pay-check as a photographer and ducking the pandemic. She had difficulty paying her rent, groceries
New York may be forever known as the city that never sleeps, but the Internet has the data that never stops. The Internet now reaches
Content creators on platforms like YouTube, TikTok and Instagram are discovering that not all creators are created equal, even when they are the source. Especially
A video recently shot and edited by University of Colorado, Colorado Springs students asked three timely questions: What do students know about intellectual property rights?
Streaming may have saved the recording industry from the loss of CD sales, but it has not helped most musicians earn a basic living. Recent
It’s time to take some of the wild out of the West when it comes to providing and policing copyrightable content on the Internet. Sen.
The U.S. Copyright Office yesterday released a report acknowledging content holders’ ineffectiveness getting online distribution platforms to remove copyrighted material that users post without permission.
The largest technology businesses generate revenues in different ways, but all rely on a dedicated customer-user base. These ‘big five’ technology businesses all rely on
How songs get distributed and owners compensated for them have upended the music industry. Through it all, copyright royalties have remained attractive – especially when
Spotify recently filed confidential plans for an initial public offering to take place on March 31 on the New York Stock Exchange were thrown a curve
When it comes to getting paid, the bigger streaming service is not necessarily better for most musicians and song writers. While the revenue and market